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Happy Leap Day!

February has come and gone but not before gifting us this extra day. The leap day is filled with unique traditions. We also hear various thoughts from “What are you doing with your extra day” to “February is short for a reason, bring on spring!” Regardless of where we land, the concept of the leap year reminds us we are […]

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Happy Birthday x2

Happy Birthday Florence Booth House and Gateway! Here’s a little write-up from the Director of Florence Booth House (FBH) and some pictures from over the years: FBH opened on February 14, 2000, at our original location at 723 Queen Street West. The location is one of the oldest Salvation Army buildings in the city and

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The Weary World Rejoices

I don’t know about you, but this season flew by, I am still wondering where December went! I recently talked with someone about the difficulty of being in the “Holiday Mood” this year. Then I stumbled upon this post. It’s a not-so-gentle reminder that the Christmas story can speak to us all, no matter where we

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World AIDS/HIV Day

Today, December 1, marks World AIDS/HIV Day, coinciding with the commencement of Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week in Canada. It serves as a poignant time for reflection on the lives lost over the past 40 years and the global strides made in the fight against HIV. As reported by CATIE, an estimated 62,790 Canadians currently live with HIV. Of these,

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Santa Shuffle Is This Saturday!

We’re so excited to run, walk and roll in Wilket Creek Park on the morning of Saturday, December 2, 2023, to support The Gateway Drop-in! What It’s All About: All funds raised through this year’s Toronto Santa Shuffle will be going directly to The Gateway. Although The Gateway’s programming was restricted due to COVID-19, we’re still

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Kindness is a Catalyst

World Kindness Day reminds us that kindness is more than a polite gesture; it’s a catalyst for bridging gaps and creating connections that are vital for the cultivation of peace. Kindness is uniquely universal. It crosses language, culture, and beliefs. It is something everyone understands and values. Whether it is a small or big gesture, it

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Let’s Celebrate: National Infection Control Week 2023

Theme: Unmasking the Future October 16-20, 2023 is National Infection Control Week. “Unmasking the Future’ pays ‘homage’ to the recovery from the pandemic. This theme identifies emerging from the mask that was synonymous with the pandemic, recognizing the learnings taken from the experience, and moving forward into the future. Infection prevention and control is the

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Truth & Reconciliation Day

Truth and Reconciliation Day reminds us of the historical injustices faced by Indigenous communities, injustices that birthed the beginnings of losing Home. As we approach this day of remembrance, reflection, and reconciliation, let us pause to acknowledge the complex intersectionality of faith, homelessness, and the ongoing journey toward healing, truth and reconciliation. Our mission implores

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Happy Doughnut Day

It’s Doughnut Day and the Gateway Linens team joined in celebrating for a couple of reasons (beyond the fact that anytime is a good time for a donut!!) Have you heard about The Salvation Army women, who became colloquially referred to as “Doughnut Lassies”? They served doughnuts on the frontlines during WWI. There are two

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